A world-first autism study has found high levels of anxiety in children as young as five years old with autism attending Australian schools.
Schools need to improve communication skills so students with autism can flourish.
A new Griffith University study has found young children with autism display high levels of anxiety symptoms.
Teacher knowledge of autism-related behaviour is a key factor in successful classroom outcomes.
Developing the unique skills of people with autism and improving pathways to further education and employment will be explored in an autism seminar at Griffith University’s Mt Gravatt campus on Friday, April 21.
Reducing the use of ineffective practices in autism early intervention is the focus of a new Griffith University study. “Autism has been described as a “fad magnet’ as it attracts a wide array of potential interventions,’’ says Professor Deb Keen from the Autism Centre of Excellence. “These interventions have varying levels of effectiveness leaving both […]
Griffith’s Autism Centre of Excellence has welcomed two new members – Dr Dawn Adams and Dr Kate Simpson – expanding its expertise in speech and language pathology, clinical and educational psychology and occupational therapy. “This will provide students in the Graduate Certificate and Master in Autism Studies program with teaching in the variety of professional approaches […]